ZAP Bites: Butter Me Up

During long winter days, it’s hard to find motivation to cook healthy meals all the time. On days you’re looking for a simple and comforting dish, this recipe has been my go-to. These buttered noodles are delicious and surprisingly refreshing with the arugula and lemon. Courtesy of Guy Fieri, here’s his Acme Buttered Noodles recipe. buttered noodles

Acme Buttered Noodles Total time: 15 minutes

Ingredients: 12 ounces enriched, extra-wide egg noodles 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 3 cups fresh arugula, loosely packed 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lemon juice Salt and lots of fresh cracked black pepper 1/4 cup finely shredded Asiago cheese, divided

Directions: Cook the noodles according to package directions.

Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a large sauté pan. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute. Add the arugula and allow to wilt, about 1 minute. Add the lemon juice, salt and pepper and toss gently to combine well. Strain the pasta and add to the sauté pan, tossing the noodles to combine. Add 1/2 the Asiago, toss and put in a serving bowl. Garnish with the remaining Asiago and a fresh crack of black pepper.

Recipe source via Food Network and Image via WikiHow

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